Michigan News

Grace period extended for Michigan license, plate renewals

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan drivers whose license or registration expires between April and week’s end will have 120 additional days to renew it without being assessed late fees under new laws that also prohibit such fees broadly unless the secretary of state resumes letting people conduct same-day service at […]

Woman charged with fatal hit and run in Gladstone

DELTA COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) – A Perkins woman has been arrested following a crash that killed a Gladstone man earlier this month. According to the Gladstone Public Safety Department, at about 3:29 a.m. July 11, 2021, officers were sent to M-35, near North Bluff Drive, for a report of a […]

Michigan Legislature kills law Whitmer used for virus rules

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican lawmakers on Wednesday killed a law that underpinned coronavirus restrictions issued by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020, wiping it from the books after Michigan’s Supreme Court declared the measure unconstitutional. The Democrat is powerless to veto the citizen-initiated bill. A conservative group that organized the […]

FBI agent in investigation of Whitmer kidnap plot is charged

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — An FBI agent who testified about an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is facing an assault charge, according to court records. Richard Trask appeared in a Kalamazoo court Monday and was released. Online records show the alleged offense occurred Sunday. The court file doesn’t list […]

Houghton Co Sheriff dies in home accident

Houghton — Houghton County Sheriff Brian McLean died Monday after he was injured at his Upper Peninsula home over the weekend, authorities said. McLean had been in critical condition at a hospital in Marquette, his office said in a statement. He was on life support and died at about 8 p.m., representatives […]